News
  1. Game#4: Bearden 34 – South Doyle 7
  2. Awesome win against Jefferson County (Game#3): moving Bearden to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in Region 1-6A
  3. After Game#2; Always great to be 2-0!
  4. GAME#1: BEARDEN 9 – WEST 0
  5. 2nd Annual Season Kickoff BBQ

Our history

Bearden High School has a long standing tradition of success in varsity football. BHS fielded its first varsity football team in 1949. In 1969, Bearden High School moved to its current location, 8352 Kingston Pike, where games have been played since this time.

BHS Coaches

Casey Stephenson

Years:1949-1955                    Win/Lose: 21-28-2                  Win Percentage: 41%

Ermal Howard

Years: 1956– 1963                 Win/Lose: 21-17-1                  Win Percentage: 54%

Jim Smelcher

Years: 1964– 1973                 Win/Lose: 52-39-3                  Win Percentage: 55%

Bobby Gratz

Years: 1974– 1976                 Win/Lose: 18-12                     WinPercentage: 60%

Bill Young

Years: 1977– 1980                 Win/Lose: 18-13                     WinPercentage: 58%

Bob Whetsel

Years: 1981– 1983                 Win/Lose: 13-18                     WinPercentage: 42%

Mike Ledford

Years: 1984– 1987                 Win/Lose: 12-28                     WinPercentage: 30%

Bill Young

Years: 1988– 2001                 Win/Lose: 72-78                     WinPercentage: 48%

Paul Maynard

Years: 2002– 2005                 Win/Lose: 13-29                     WinPercentage: 31%

Bill Wilson

Year: 2006                              Win/Lose: 7-4                         Win Percentage: 64%

Brad Taylor

Years: 2007– 2013                 Win/Lose: 54-28                     WinPercentage: 66%

Morgan Shinlever

Years: 2014 – Present

Team Captains

  • 2006 – Zack Jackson, Michael Lewis
  • 2007 – Dawson Halliday, Preston Rouse, Peter Shankles, Matt Williamson
  • 2008 – Will Campbell, Tanner Fine, Ryan Potter
  • 2009 – Adam Robertson, Bradley Ternes, Davis Tull
  • 2010 – Peyton Landers, Kyle Riemer, Drew Williamson, Devrin Young
  • 2011 – Will Burns, Josh Haney, Dayton Reynolds
  • 2012 – Nicky Frizen, Ethan Pollack, Sean Grogan
  • 2013 – Chandler Greer, Ethan Griffin, Kole Matherly
  • 2014 – Senior Class
  • 2015 – Cam Jones, Spencer Jefferies, Cam Miller
  • 2016 – Tyler Cooper, JaQuez Dove, Cam Miller
  • 2017 – Nate Adkins, Tyson Bivins, Sam Coffin, Colten Tyler
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